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Ever tow a pop-up behind your class A?

I'm planning a trip for 6 of us in our HR including my 95 year-old mother and 3 adult children. There are not enough beds in the coach and none of us is willing to sleep on the ground in a tent anymore. I'm considering towing a small pop-up for an extra bedroom and storage space. Have any of you done this and how did it work out? Thanks; Miles
Son of Norway 09/23/14 04:59pm Class A Motorhomes
Re: Yellowstone campsites rated 30' or less

We are planning a trip to Yellowstone next year. We are planning to take a circular route that will include stays at Fishing Bridge, Canyon, Tower Falls, Mammoth, Indian Creek, Norris, Madison and Grant Village campgrounds. I find that several of these campgrounds have sites rated at 30' or less. Our HR is 34' but we usually have no trouble with many of the smaller sites we have camped at. My question is are we likely to find a site we can fit in among the sites that are rated 30' or less? or do they mean what they say when they say 30' or less?
Son of Norway 09/19/14 07:39pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Elk Meadows IN Estes Park Co.

Moraine Park is by far the best campground in the area. Miles
Son of Norway 09/18/14 10:56pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Holiday Rambler owners manual

There is a website classicwinnebagos.com. They have expanded their site to include all so-called classic and vintage RV's. They maintain a library and I'm sure their members would love to have a copy of your manual available. I guess even though my HR is a little newer I wouldn't mind seeing one. Send me a PM. Thanks. Miles
Son of Norway 09/17/14 05:57pm Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: Onan NHE 6.5 points/condenser

As I recall, the top of the little box cap on the points is held in place by a small hex-head screw on the front, maybe one on the backside too. Use a small inspection mirror and a flashlight to be sure. Also have a magnet on your nut driver when you take it out. When I replaced the points on mine, my local John Deere dealer had them in stock. The part number is on the points. I think that you can upgrade to an electronic ignition but I haven't gotten around to it. The plug wire should go on a clip inside a rubber cap. Maybe you just pulled the wire end away from the clip. Good luck with your repairs. Miles
Son of Norway 09/15/14 11:05am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Camping World and latex balloons

One night I boarded a red-eye flight only to find someone sleeping in the window seat that I had carefully pre-selected and paid for. He asked me if he could stay. He had no right to expect me to give up my seat, but having no great reason not to, I shrugged and sat down next to him. Miles
Son of Norway 09/07/14 09:22pm Camping World RV Sales
RE: NEED HELP Electrical Problems on Solenoids

Is the one close to the alternator on the firewall and looks like a pot with a lid? On my HR that one is connected to the aux. start switch. I don't have an isolator in the battery compartment. I called the manufacturer once and spoke to a rep who told me that those kind are rated for continuous duty. The best way to trace your problem is to get out a meter and start checking voltages: at the alternator (Mine is a dual output, yours may be too.), and at both sides and the middle of the solenoid. The solenoids do go bad occasionally. I had to replace mine last year. Miles
Son of Norway 09/05/14 06:20pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Colorado State Parks

I have stayed at several Colorado State Parks including Fruita State Park. I have always been impressed by the quality of our parks and the people who run them. I agree with IDman that there must be more to your story. Separate permits are required for entrance and for camping. Entrance permits can be purchased yearly or daily. Instructions on placement are on the permit. Yes, if you are purchasing daily permits you will wind up with a few of them stuck on your windshield. Miles
Son of Norway 09/03/14 11:42pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Best way to winterize yet still use unit in winter?

I thoroughly winterize my RV in the fall. I occasionally take a short trip during the off-season when there is good weather, usually for fishing. When I do I leave the water system winterized. I take along several square blue 5 gal jugs that have adjustable spigots that I put on the counter and run them into the sink for cooking and washing etc. I keep plenty of anti-freeze in the waste tanks. This avoids the winterize/de-winterize problem for me. Miles
Son of Norway 08/31/14 10:44pm Beginning RVing
RE: Who here eats better while RV'ing than at home?

You are not alone. My wife always fixes her signature dishes when we go camping. We often watch other campers grilling their hot dogs while we are dining on lobster, chicken cordon bleu, bananas foster, or other haute cuisine that my wife loves to make. Miles
Son of Norway 08/28/14 10:23pm Camp Cooks and Connoisseurs
RE: On the road generator problem. Help?

Ken, could you post an update on this problem when you get a chance? I would like to know what the cause is when you find it out. Miles
Son of Norway 08/27/14 11:04pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Propane tank full?

Check and make sure that you don't have a lot of air in the tank. Miles
Son of Norway 08/26/14 09:41pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Colorado to Taos, NM

Thanks, Zany. I hope to get there someday. Miles
Son of Norway 08/23/14 09:45am Roads and Routes
RE: Colorado to Taos, NM

Where is the best bass fishing that won't cost an arm and a leg? Miles
Son of Norway 08/22/14 04:31pm Roads and Routes
RE: Colorado to Taos, NM

That is a good route. The view of Blanca Peak is beautiful. La Veta Pass isn't much more than a big hill as far as Colorado passes go. Have a safe trip. Miles
Son of Norway 08/22/14 01:51pm Roads and Routes
RE: Old RV Spec Sheet?

I've never seen anything like that. The best sources of information on older RV's are older people. As far as chassis go, class A's were pretty much Dodge or Chevy. I've had both, will be glad to help with any specific questions. Miles
Son of Norway 08/06/14 05:21pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Voltage Regulator Troubleshoot

Thanks, Fred.
Son of Norway 08/03/14 11:18pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Running both A/Cs

I would first make sure that the generator is getting enough gas. You might have a problem with the fuel lines or fuel pump. Try running the fuel pump into a gas can to make sure that there is no crud in the line. Swap it out with a new one and see what happens. (You should always keep a new one on hand anyway.) Try running it out of a gas can. Check the air filter and air intake. Then try a different load as was suggested. Add together some electric heaters. You may have a problem with one or both of the AC's. Good luck with your repairs. Miles
Son of Norway 08/03/14 01:09am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Voltage Regulator Troubleshoot

Did you just have the Lestek rebuilt or did you get a new alternator? As for testing, I usually just put the red test lead of my meter to the output connection on the alternator and the black one to some convenient place on the engine. But there is more to it. On Monday, contact customer support at PennTex Industries, 1-877-590-7366 (in Fort Worth TX) I have heard that they can help us poor lost souls with Lestek alternators and voltage regulators. Hopefully you can talk to an old-timer who can walk you through it. If they send you some .pdf's could you send me copies? Let us know how things go. Miles On Edit: I found it on another forum. Search on: 6116-9135+4-step+test+90.pdf (Could someone help me with a clicky?)
Son of Norway 08/02/14 11:40pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Voltage Regulator Troubleshoot

I understand the regulator you have, I have the same kind. Was it a Lestek alternator that you replaced? So the new alternator also relies on the remote regulator? I have not had any trouble with mine. With the engine running, I would check the voltage at the alternator, the chassis battery and at the house battery. I don't trust the dash gauges much. Let us know what you find. Some of the original Lestek literature is still available on the net. Find it and you should get a good idea what the output voltages should be. Good luck with your repairs. Miles
Son of Norway 08/02/14 06:44pm Class A Motorhomes
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